titre info marathon gbSTART 9 a.m

On sunday 29th november 2020
Start 1 : Quai Louis Durand
Start 2 : Quai Maubec



parking ACCESS

Access by plane :
Airport "Aéroport La Rochelle - Ile de Ré : Easyjet.com, Ryanair.com, Chalair.fr

Access by train :
TGV => Paris/La Rochelle : around 2h30 h  -  SNCF website.

Access by car :

On saturday and sunday :
■ Two car parks are available next to Espace Encan (Village Marathon) and start areas: Vieux Port Sud car park and Encan car park

On sunday :
■ Parking de la Foire Expo  free)

Partner hotels
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 2 partner campings
- Au petit port de l'Houmeau
- A la Corniche
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Number pick up
At Espace Encan (quai Louis Prunier), Friday November 27 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday November 28 from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Please note that race numbers will not be distributed on the morning of Sunday 29th

You have to present your piece of identity (copy accepted) and your number voucher when you come to pickup your number.

Someone can collect your number instead of you, if he/she presents the documents listed above

Items in the colors of the 2020 Marathon will be on sale at the Marathon Village at Espace Encan.

At Espace Encan, Saturday November 28, from 7.15 p.m.
Adult price: 13 € - Price - under 12: 8 €
Limited to 1,350 people. Book now

You can register for the Pasta Party at the time of your registration on the website (online payment) or after, by sending us a check for the amount of the meals, specifying the name of the runner. Registration of accompanying persons is also made in the name of the runner. It is also possible to register for the Pasta party on site (Village Marathon Friday 27 and Saturday 28 November), within the limit of the remaining places available.

Prize giving and results

On the finishing linemarenne oleron
• Medal
• Wind jacket
• Basket of oysters
• A rose for the female competitors
• 1 surprise gift

At prize giving ceremony
In the auditorium of the Encan centre at 3pm on Sunday 29th November 2020.
- 4  trips to Berlin’s Marathon, seen as the faster marathon in the world ! It is part of the prestigious
« Abbott World Marathon Majors », competition which gathered the 6 major marathons of the year.

- A Thalasso week-end for two will also be balloted (Thalasso Atalante Ile de Ré).

Participants in the 30th La Rochelle Serge Vigot Marathon will have the “B-Tag ChronoTrack” as a timing system (strip glued to the back of the race number)

Finish area informations
Once the 42.195 km have been covered ....
All that awaits you ...

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The highlights of the run route :

- 2 start near the Vieux Port, gathering 610m further. From there two loops route (more and more
- Through historic downtown.
- Fast final km : Allée du Mail, Parks, rue du Palais (arcades), Grosse Horloge, Cours des Dames and Finish line close to both towers.


2 startS

Created in 2001, the double start makes it possible to cross the line more quickly and without trampling.

The 2 platoons (Quai Louis Durand and quai Maubec meet after 610 m of race).

■ Quai Louis Durand: Seniors + Master 0.1 and 2 men (runners born in 1972 or later), spread over 4 zones.
■ Quai Maubec: Women + from M3 to M10 men, spread over 3 zones.

Faithful leaders

Leaders will set the pace for marathon runners wishing to run in 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15 or 4:30.

1 leader on each start so 2 leaders on the route for times from 3h to 4h30.

Red: Your marathon in 3 hours. A speed of 14 km / h with supplies taken "on the fly" for trained runners.

Purple: Your marathon in 3:15. A speed of 13 km / h without wasting time on refueling.

Blue: Your marathon in 3h30. A speed of 12 km / h with time to take life-saving supplies.

Yellow: Your marathon in 3:45. A speed of 11.5 km / h with time to take regular refueling but without lingering.

Green: Your marathon in 4 hours. A speed of 11 km / h with the time to take regular supplies but without lingering.

Gray: Your marathon in 4:15. A speed of 10 km / h with time to take regular supplies.

Pink: Your marathon in 4h30. A pace of 9.5 km / h with time to take regular refueling stops.